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Additional Global Plastics Treaty Proposals

Mar-04-2022 Plastics India Single-use plastics directive

At the UN Environment Assembly that happened from 28th February to 2nd March, along with Japan, India has placed another proposal on the table which states an alternative resolution on single use p...

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India consults for 34-dichlorophenyl isocyanate

Feb-23-2022 Chemical notification/ registration India BIS

Till the 16th of March 2022, the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) consults on the draft Indian Standard (IS) for 3,4-dichlorophenyl isocyanate. BIS published a daft in February, describing the subs...

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India extends the implementation date for five chemicals

Feb-16-2022 Chemical notification/ registration Chemical industry India BIS

The Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals (DCPC) in India has pushed back the deadlines for implementing quality control orders (QCOs) issued by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) for five su...

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BIS extends the implementation date of Acetic acid Menthanol Aniline and Morpholine

Feb-04-2022 India BIS Product registration/notification

On January 31, 2022, the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) released a Gazette notification for Extension in the Implementation date of Chemicals under mandatory certification Scheme I. The chemica...

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India adds 8 substances to BIS certification list

Dec-21-2021 BIS Chemical Category Regulatory update

On November 15 and 16, 2021, the Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade, India published and submitted eight chemicals’ notifications to the World Trade Organization (WTO). BIS certificatio...

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A database of fragrance chemicals found in children's products reveals information gaps

Dec-17-2021 india children's products

According to the Indian researchers who compiled the chemicals’ database, there is a need for better risk assessment and regulation of fragrance substances in children's products.  D...

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India amends storage and handling rules for two hazardous substances

Nov-30-2021 Hazardous chemicals chemical framework packaging

The Indian Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) amendment of the storage, handling, and packaging rules and stock reporting system for ammonium nitrate and calcium carbide c...

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